The demand for unitary air conditioners is forecast to expand at a 4.9 percent yearly rate through 2021 reaching $11.0 billion and continuing to outperform air conditioning equipment sales as a whole. The replacement of units that have reached the end of their operational lives will remain the primary driver of sales.
Cyprus Classical Academy and 75F partner to transform STEM learning into a real-world project
June 8, 2017
For many elementary schools, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs consist of textbooks, online research, and classroom experiments. For the students of Cyprus Classical Academy in Burnsville, Minnesota, STEM recently got real. On May 22, 8- and 9-year-old students installed the school's HVAC control system through a partnership with 75F, a local building automation company.
Focuses on customer engagement, eCommerce disruption, and taking Inform ERP Software to the next level
June 8, 2017
DDI System welcomed 250 attendees to Nashville, Tennessee for its sixth biennial user conference. DDI System, an ERP software provider for wholesale distributors, leveraged the insights of well-known industry thought leaders, Steve Epner and Dirk Beveridge, to facilitate discussions on facing change in the disruptive marketplace.
On May 1, 126 golfers signed up to play in the 2017 Service Experts tournament for the Joseph Groh foundation. A record number of sponsors made it the most successful tournament ever for the foundation, with a total of $60,000 raised.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 5.6 percent in April 2017.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has released to participating members the annual operating performance benchmarking data via Distributor Performance Dashboards (DPD) Powered by CoMetrics.
XOEye Technologies’ communication platform increases transparency, provides actionable data
June 5, 2017
Marietta, Georgia-based Maxair Mechanical Inc.has partnered with Nashville, Tenn.-based XOEye Technologies on the deployment of a communications platform that leverages mobile devices and smart glasses to document service calls; receive real-time support; and to provide transparency for customers, helping them make more timely and informed decisions.
Nest thermostats offer energy savings from 10-15 percent
June 2, 2017
American Residential Services (ARS) has partnered with Nest Labs Inc. to include the Nest Learning Thermostat as a standard component of most of its middle and upper tier residential HVAC system installations. ARS will also offer professional installation of Nest Thermostats as an optional upgrade when performing service and preventative maintenance in previously installed systems.
Site of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” uses Genetron Performax LT
June 2, 2017
Honeywell announced that the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), which manages the world-renowned Herb Brooks Ice Arena in Lake Placid, New York, is adopting its Genetron Performax® LT (R-407F) to maintain perfect ice rink temperatures. Honeywell’s refrigerant will replace the currently used R-22 refrigerant as a more cost-effective alternative that provides better performance and long-term savings without requiring significant equipment retrofits.